Brussels attractions – best things to do

Grand-Place in Brussels - Brussels attractions

Back in March, I went to Belgium and took the opportunity to stay two days in the capital city of frites, chocolate, beer, comic books and Europe: Brussels! I had no expectations of this city at all. I grew up in France, so I was very aware of the rivalry between France and its neighbouring […]

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Belgium….A Photo Diary

Lovely Ghent's canal - Belgium photo diary

The land of French fries, chocolate, beer and comics is also a country rich in history and architecture. I had the chance to visit Ghent, a city of art surrounded by pretty canals; Antwerp, a cosmopolitan and fashionable city and Brussels, the capital city with both medieval and modern buildings. Belgium… a photo diary My […]

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Arty Ghent – Must See Street Art

We continue our series of posts on Belgium and after going through some of the reasons to visit Ghent, this post is about the artistic side of Ghent with a spotlight on Street Art.  Beyond the picture-perfect Flemish city, Ghent is a playground for urban artists. I did not realise this until my trip there, but […]

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7 Reasons to visit Ghent, Belgium

I love mini breaks and try to escape the busy-ness of London whenever I can. The weather typically starts to get warmer towards the end of March however it’s not the case this year. So, to avoid the cold and rainy weather, I hopped on the Eurostar direction: Belgium. I had decided to visit Antwerp […]

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24 Hours in Antwerp – Things to Do and See

Antwerp is one of the most underrated weekend destinations in Europe. Lonely Planet confirms this statement by saying “Antwerp is one of Europe’s best-kept secret.” Intrigued to see what made the city so unique, I decided to go and see it for myself. As I was planning my trip to Antwerp, I chose to travel […]

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